Abdulnabi Al-Aradi: Health Sector in Bahrain "in Deterioration", Al-Salmaniya Hospital Gets Rid of Bahraini Cadres in Favor of Foreigners
Consultant General and Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Abdunabi Al-Aradi confirmed that the health system in Bahrain is "in deterioration", considering that "whoever took the decision to empty the Al-Salmaniya Hospital of Bahraini medical staff and replace it with foreigners will not retreat from his decisions."
Patients Denied Entry to Military, King Hamad Hospitals
An EMS worker reports that the military hospital was called and informed about the condition of a patient which was critical. The worker waits for the hospital's response, however, his request is refused and he was, instead, ordered to transfer the patient to the Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex.
Bu Keshma: Memories about Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex Emergency Told by Saudi National
My Saudi friend recounted that his father suffered pain in his heart and chest 15 years ago, so he took him, along with his mother, to the emergency unit of Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex, and said that they were astonished by the way Bahraini doctors and nurses treated them.
With Dr. Kassim Omran: from "Arab Board" to "Saudi Board", Calamity of Bahraini Doctors after 2011 (1)
Dr. Kassim Omran, who currently resides in the United States, considers the non-involvement of the newly graduated Bahraini doctors in specialty training a fatal blow, or at a minimum, very harmful to their career.
250 Bahrainis Recruited at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex
The Ministry of Health said that it has completed the recruitment of 250 Bahraini male and female employees to join health teams at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex.
Reverse Auction to Provide Operating Supplies for Laboratory at 850,000 Dinars
The Ministry of Health has put forward a tender to provide solutions and operating supplies to the main laboratory of the Salmaniya Medical Complex. Two bids were proposed, the lowest of them was 850 thousand dinars, and the highest was approximately 1.3 million dinars
Health Minister: Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex Works under Pressure
Health Minister Faeqa Al-Saleh said that Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex is fully operating under increasing pressure, refusing at the same time to offend the Bahraini doctor.
Al-Salmaniya Asks Cancer Patients to Return Home due to Lack of Medicaitons
A local newspaper said the oncology department at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex asked patients to leave the hospital and return home due to lack of medicines needed for their treatment.
NAO Report: Some Patients are Treated in Al-Salmaniya Corridors, Others on Chairs
The National Audit Office report on the performance of the Al-Salmaniya medical complex cited examples of serious professional errors that caused the death of many patients, whose files were not referred to the National Health Regulatory Authority “NHRA”. The Ministry of Health only conducted an internal investigation without proving that it had carried out investigations. Besides, the period in which it told the Commission in some cases was 420 days, despite the fact that the law provided only 5 days.
NAO Report: Mortality Committee in Salmaniya Complex Suspended since April 2017
The report of the Financial and Administrative National Audit Office for the years 2017 and 2018 revealed that the Mortality and Complications Committee at the Salmaniya Medical Complex has been suspended since April 30, 2017.
NAO Report: Drugs Dispensed Exceed Medical Prescriptions
National Audit Office report revealed that the quantities of drugs dispensed exceeded the quantities prescribed medications by doctors.
NAO Office: Al-Salmaniya Emergency Department Delays Urgent Cases Treatment at Least 60 Minutes
National Audit Office report for the years 2017-2018 said that Al-Salmaniya Medical Center Accident and Emergency Department delays starting the treatment of emergency and urgent patients.
Health Ministry Admits Shortage of Medications
Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health Waleed Al-Mana'a admitted the presence of medicine crisis at the ministry, but he said that the matter doesn't exceed "shortage of medications" and doesn't form a crisis.
Lack of Medicine at Al-Salmaniya Pharmacy Threatens Lives of Transplant Patients
Transplant patients complained about running out of “Tacrolimus” medicine at Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex pharmacy since over 2 weeks.
Court Upholds 1-Year Prison Sentence for Detainee Accused of Assaulting Policemen, Attempting to Flee from Salmaniya Hospital
High Criminal Court of Appeal upheld one year prison sentence issued against a defendant convicted, along with three others, of assaulting two policemen by beating when a detainee held over an attempted murder case tried to escape from the Salmaniya Medical Complex.
Bahrain Health Ministry: Salmaniya Medical Complex Performed 14,304 operations in 2017
The Bahraini Ministry of Health issued a statistical report revealing that 14,304 operations were performed at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in 2017, including 11,829 major operations.
NHRA Probes Death of Man who Underwent Gastric Sleeve Surgery
The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) started investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Ali Al-Jadid, from Bilad Al-Qadeem, who had undergone a gastric sleeve surgery in Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex last May.
Al-Salmaniya ER Received over 71000 Patients and Follow-up Patients within 3 Months
An official statistics revealed that the Accidents and Emergency Department in Al-Salmaniya Medical Complex received more than 71000 patients and follow-up patients within 3 months (May, June and July) in 2017.
Congestion in Al-Salmaniya Emergency Department Sunday, 60 Patients without Beds
A Local newspaper reported that accident and emergency department in Al-Salmaniya medical complex was crowded with patients on Sunday (July 16, 2017) and that more than 60 patients were in the emergency department waiting for beds in order to be transferred to medical departments.
Injured Mostafa Hamdan Passes Away
Youth Mostafa Hamdan (17 years) who was injured in Diraz martyred today (March 24, 2017) after spending about two months in the hospital due to a gunshot he sustained, after forces affiliated to security forces opened fire at protesters outside Sheikh Isa Qassim’s house in Diraz on January 26, 2017.